Hannah Burn



Sexual Consent
3:50 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Is 'Yes Means Yes' Better Than 'No Means No'?

Protesters at the 2011 Manchester Slut Walk.
Flickr Photo/Ian Pattison (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Jeannie Yandel talks with David Ward, an attorney at Legal Voice,  and Mary Ellen Stone, executive director of King County Sexual Assault Resource Center, about a movement to shift sexual consent from "no means no" to "yes means yes." 

3:50 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Why Coming Clean Is The Best Political Strategy

Ross Reynolds talks with democratic political consultant Christian Sinderman about King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn's confession of a recent DUI and his drinking problem. 

3:23 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Should Seattle Take The 'Columbus' Out Of Columbus Day?

The Christopher Columbus statue on Seattle's waterfront had to be removed to repair damages from vandalism.
Flickr Photo/Chris Blakeley (CC-BY-NC-ND)

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Marcie Sillman talks with Kenneth C. Davis, author of "Don't Know Much About History," about the story behind Columbus Day. 

Global Education
3:34 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Should Bill Gates Be In The Classroom?

Gates Foundation founder Bill Gates.
Credit Flickr Photo/Thomas Hawk

  Ross Reynolds talks with Sandra Stotsky, University of Arkansas education professor emerita, about Bill Gates' push to bring a new model of teaching history to classrooms around the world. 

Getting Clean
2:38 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

How Seattle Is Helping Addicts Avoid Prison

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Once upon a time, Jeremy Bradford saw his life spread before him; years of infinite possibility.

The Seattle native had his life together. A successful stint in the Marines had led him to a sales career. Bradford was on an upward trajectory at one of the city's best-known department stores. 

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3:28 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Documentarian Ken Burns: Stop Obsessing About The Future

The companion book for Ken Burns' new documentary.

Jeannie Yandel talks with documentarian Ken Burns about what makes a good story. His new series, "The Roosevelts," airs September 14 on PBS.

Rural Health Care
3:27 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

UW And WSU Face Off In The 'Apple Cup' Of Medical Schools

Marcie Sillman talks with Holly Greenwood, executive director of Washington's Rural Healthcare Collaborative, about what a medical school based in Spokane could do for the rural health care shortage.

Education Funding
2:09 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Washington Supreme Court Rules State Legislature In Contempt

Credit Flickr Photo/Harvey Barrison (CC BY-NC-ND)

Marcie Sillman talks with Olympia correspondent Austin Jenkins about the Washington Supreme Court's ruling that finds the Legislature in contempt for failing to fund basic education.

2:26 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Repeat Offenders May Be The Reason For Washington Prison Overcrowding

Inmates at the Washington Corrections Center in Shelton , Washington.
KUOW Photo/Patricia Murphy

Marcie Sillman talks with Marshall Clement, director of state initiatives at the Council of State Government's Justice Center, about his ongoing report on the state of Washington's prisons.

4:48 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Amazon Slashes Phone Prices

Marcie Sillman talks to Todd Bishop, co-founder of Geekwire, about the new Amazon Fire phone, Apple's new wearables and other tech news.

3:27 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

When Drivers Hit Cyclists, What Should The Consequences Be?

Ghost bikes appear in Seattle in places where riders are hurt by motorists.
Flickr Photo/cactusbones (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Construction for a new bike lane on Second Avenue downtown began on Friday, just one week after a truck hit a cyclist, 31-year-old mother Sher Kung. She died at the scene.

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Research Testing
3:09 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

One Doctor Makes The Case For Human Trials

Flickr Photo/Chesapeake Bay Program (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Marcie Sillman talks with Fred Hutchinson cancer researcher Dr. Jim Olson about the development of a new human drug-testing model.

1:35 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

The New World Of E-Sports: Star Players Making Bank

E-sport champion Yiliang Peng with KUOW's Ross Reynolds.
Credit KUOW Photo/Hannah Burn

Ross Reynolds talks with e-sport champion Yiliang "DoubleLift" Peng about the hard path he took to becoming a professional gamer.

Maritime Industry
3:17 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Port Of Seattle Hopes New Boss Means Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Flickr Photo/ArtBrom (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Marcie Sillman talks with Gail Tarleton, state representative and former Port of Seattle commissioner, about the future of maritime in the region after the Port named Ted J. Fick as its new boss.

1:59 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Seattle Can Raise The Minimum Wage, But Can They Enforce It?

Demonstrators in Seattle formed a human chain around City Hall in support of a $15 minimum wage in April.
KUOW Photo/Deborah Wang

Marcie Sillman talks with Jason Alcorn, associate director of Investigate West, about their new report into wage theft in Washington state and Seattle.